Film - Fine Arts Scholarship

The Fine Arts Scholarship in Film is awarded by Augsburg film faculty to incoming first-year and transfer students who have excelled in film production and demonstrate exceptional potential in film.

To be considered for a Fine Arts Scholarship in Film, applicants must:

Please note, the film resume and teacher recommendation may be submitted via e-mail to or faxed to 612-330-1590.

Amount: $3,000 per year, with one full tuition scholarship awarded to the top Fine Arts student. Fine Arts Scholarships are renewable for up to four years.

Final Deadline for Application: January 29, 2016

Scholarship Weekend Auditions: February 12-13, 2016

In order to audition for a Fine Arts Scholarship, you must first be admitted to Augsburg College and plan to be a full-time student seeking your first bachelors degree.  Students currently enrolled at Augsburg College may not apply.  Scholarship recipients need not major in Film, but must participate in film crews, attend film festivals on campus, and assist with editing labs on campus.  IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND SCHOLARSHIP WEEKEND, PLEASE CONTACT SHONNA FULFORD AT 612-330-1589 OR




List significant activities, roles, accomplishments, and awards in the format outlined below. List your activities in order of significance (most significant activity to less significant activity). Include the following information about each area of activity:

  1. Activity name and dates active (fall, summer, etc.)
  2. One-sentence explanation of your participation
  3. Roles you played (producer, director, actor, set designer, camera, etc.)
  4. Awards or other recognition of accomplishment


Documentary film, fall term, 2010.

Produced and directed documentary on immigration in the Twin Cities in digital video. Submitted to X Film Festival. Won Honorable Mention.

Cinematographer, winter term, 2009.

Worked with director to create shots, scouted locations, and did own lighting for interior and night shots. Shown at school assembly.



Create and submit a film/video reel on DVD that is an example of your best work. It should not be longer than 15 minutes. You can submit a URL or upload a video file in the online application. A DVD can be mailed to:

Fine Arts Scholarships – Film

Office of Admissions

2211 Riverside Ave

Minneapolis MN 55454



This form should be completed by the professional director/teacher/mentor most familiar with the student’s filmmaking capability.